Rotary Club of Davenport scholarship applications now available


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Posted Online: Feb. 06, 2013, 2:21 pm
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Press release submitted by Rotary Club of Davenport



February 6, 2013 (Davenport, IA) – Scholarship applications are now be accepted by the Rotary Club of Davenport. In 2103, $56,000 in scholarships will be awarded (four $10,000 scholarships and one $16,000 scholarship) to five students graduating from the four high schools in Davenport. At least one student from each of Assumption, Central, North and West will be awarded a scholarship. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, community service, interview, and recommendations.

The application deadline is March 1st. Applications are available to download at www.davenportrotary.org. Completed requests must be postmarked by March 1st and sent to: Rotary Club of Davenport, 1910 E. Kimberly Road, Ste. 310, Davenport, IA 52807. Applications are reviewed and awarded by the Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Committee.
The Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Program is one of the largest in the Quad Cities metro area, awarding over $1,000,000 in scholarships since its inception as the Rotary Memorial College Loan and Scholarship Fund in 1922.
For more information, contact Johanna Smith at 563-322-3567 or via email at davrotary@netexpress.net.


















 




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